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Funding roundup: Droom, Zocalo, Klozee, Doormint & others

Sunday Mobility secures Rs 5 Cr from angel investors

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Sunday Mobility has raised Rs 5 crore in a round of funding from IPAL fund managers’ Ramesh Jogani and Shailesh Viswanathan, reports Vccircle. US-based investor Jay Srinivasan also invested in this round. The startup will use the funds to improve its platform. Sunday Realty currently offers a listing and customer relationship management platform for real estate agents for which it claims to have partnerships with over 20,000 agents across India. As of now, the platform, which is available on both desktop and mobile, is operational in Mumbai and Pune.

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Droom raises Rs 100 Cr from Lightbox and Beenos

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Droom, a marketplace to buy and sell used bikes/cars, has raised Rs 100 crore in its first round of funding, from Lightbox and Beenos, reports NextBigWhat. Founded by Sandeep Aggarwal, the platform currently lists 13 different categories of vehicles including auto services. As of now, the platform claims to have over 1000 seller on board with 6000 listings. The platform will use the funding to expand its operations and add 20 automobiles and 12 service categories in the next 18-24 months.

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NDTV’s gadgets and cars & bikes portal raise funds at $80m valuation

NDTV’s e commerce venture in gadgets named Gadgets 360°, and it’s car & bike venture Fifth Gear Auto. The companies have raised an undisclosed amount of funding at a combined valuation of $80 million. The gadgets portal, currently known as NDTV Gadgets, will provide a marketplace for exclusive launch of smartphones and other electronics. The new auto portal on the other hand, will let users search and compare bike and car models, and even book a test ride. More on NDTV’s results and digital ventures here.

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Zocalo secures an undisclosed amount from individual investors

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Zocalo, a broker-free accommodation platform, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a group of individual investors, reports Vccircle. Investors include Sachin Bhatia, Rajesh Sawhney, Mahesh Parasuraman and Dheeraj Jain. Started last year, Zocalo currently operates out of Delhi and Mumbai. The platform lets users find apartments, PGs and hostels without having to go through brokers. As of now, it claims to list over 75,000 PGs and hostel beds, and over 10,000 accommodations.

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Klozee secures seed funding from Tracxn Labs and other angels

Klozee, an apparel rental startup, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Tracxn Labs and other angel investors, reports NextBigWhat. The Bangalore-based startup offers a catalogue of dresses from various brands and designers that can be rented. The platform currently provides two rental options, an ‘Express delivery’ option that delivers the dress within 3 hours and is picked up the next day, while the second delivery option lets the user ship the dress for a later date, which can then be kept for up to four days.

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Doormint raises $3m from Helion Ventures and Kalaari Capital

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Mumbai-based Doormint, which provides home services solutions, raised $3 million in a Series A round of funding led by Helion Ventures, and with participation from Kalaari Capital. Founded this year by Abhinav Agarwal, Piyush Ranjan and Naman Lahoty, the startup will use the funds to expand its services to Gurgaon, Bangalore and Delhi within the next three months. Doormint currently provides users with home services in 8 categories including electrical work, plumbing, deep cleaning, carpentry and pest control, and claims to have over 400-500 service provides in Mumbai, the only city it currently operates in.

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